Identification of the Suicid Attempt Risk Factors among Patients Admitted in a Central Trauma Hospital in Fars, Iran


1 Assistant professor of community medicine, Trauma Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

2 Msc of Nursing, Trauma Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

3 General physician, Trauma Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

4 Assistant professor of general surgery, Trauma Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

5 Assistant Professor of psychology, Research center for psychiatry and behavioral science, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran


Abstract Background: Suicidal attempt is considered to be a major health problem around the world. Recent statistics in Iran indicate the rising trend of committing suicide in recent years. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors in subjects who attempted suicide and were admitted in Shahid Rajaee (Emtiaz) Trauma Hospital, Shiraz, Iran from 2010 to 2015. Methods: In a cross-sectional study, 81 out of 243 suicidal attempt patients were selected to participate in the study and interviewed and 81 patients with unintentional injuries were selected by systematic random sampling from trauma patients who referred to the above-mentioned hospital by other mechanisms of injury in the same period. Demographic data and risk factors were evaluated through a data collection form. Results : In this study, in suicidal attempt patients group, 87.7% were men and 12.3% women and for the unintentional injury group, 25.9% were women and 74.1% were men. Mean age for patient in case and control group were respectively 27±10.41 and 37.28±16.85. Age


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